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2 militants killed in J&K's Khunmoh area on India's 70th Republic Day

PTI
Published : Jan 26, 2019, 11:22 am IST
Updated : Jan 26, 2019, 12:14 pm IST

Police official said the search turned into a gun battle after militants opened firing on security forces.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation following the information (Representational Image)
 Security forces launched a cordon and search operation following the information (Representational Image)

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces on Saturday in Khunmoh area on the outskirts of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official said, as Republic Day events were being held in parts of the city.

 

He said the search turned into a gun battle after militants opened firing on security forces. Two militants were killed in the operation, the official said adding that their identity and group affiliation were being ascertained.

Tags: 2 militants killed, republic day
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar